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It's against the law in Texas to text and drive
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Proving the Other Driver was Texting in an Accident

Texting While Driving a Crime? Increasingly, texting while driving has become a crime in most states in this country. Yet, people continue to make a habit of texting on their …

Many fatal truck accidents in Texas
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Fatal Truck Wrecks Rise on the Rise in Texas and Across the Country

  Fatal truck wrecks are on the rise across the nation. While large trucks account for just 4% of all registered vehicles and an estimated 7% of total vehicle miles …

Get a free personal injury consultation
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Why Take Advantage of a Free Injury Claim Consultation

Get an Injury Consultation Early! It is shocking how many times we received telephone calls from personal injury victims who speak to an attorney for the first time several months …

What to ask a lawyer for a motorcycle accident
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What to Ask A Lawyer Before You Hire Them for a Motorcycle Injury Accident?

Track Record in Motorcycle Cases Motorcycle cases involve issues that car accidents or even truck accidents don’t include. Having an experienced attorney who has motorcycle case experience is essential to …

Workplace injury lawyers
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Damages for Workplace Injuries in Texas

  What Compensation is Available after a Workplace Injury in Texas? The compensation available in Texas for an on-the-job injury depends upon several factors. Is there worker’s comp? Was a …

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When Tragedy Strikes – Retaining A Lawyer

Grief Can Be Incapacitating When a tragedy strikes close to home, people often find it hard to function due to the grief. Personally, after the loss of a loved one, …

Do I need to Hire a accident lawyer?
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Why Get a Personal Injury Attorney?

  Why Do You Need a Personal Injury Specialist? One of the scenarios that our personal injury law firm sees frequently is a person who has a substantial personal injury …

Road rage incidents in Houston
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Road Rage Accidents in Houston

It is not a big secret that Houston has some of the worst traffic in the United States. Highways such as US 290, Interstate 59, Interstate 45, and the 610 …

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What Lawyers Really Need To Know About SEO

  Recently, I evaluated an attorney’s website to give recommendations about internet visibility for that website. Most attorneys have no idea what SEO or search engine optimization involves. Search engine …

Car wreck hospital liens
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What You Need To Know About Texas Hospital Liens

  You have been injured in an accident in Texas and find out the settlement proceeds are covered by a hospital lien- what do you do? Here are 5 things …

Can I get damages for a pre-existing injury
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How do Pre-Existing Injuries Affect a Texas Personal Injury Claim?

How do Pre-Existing Injuries Impact a Texas Personal Injury Claim? Accidents are common occurrences in Texas. According to the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), every two minutes a person is …

2 second rule
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What is a Safe Distance Between Cars at Highway Speeds in Texas?

Statistics show that driving too fast or speeding is one of the causes of frequent car crashes in Texas. When speeding, you have poor control of your vehicle, and you …

What to do after an accident with a semi or 18-wheeler
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What to Do After a 18-Wheeler or Semi Truck Accident in Texas

The highways and interstates of Texas are often filled with big trucks. While those 18-wheelers serve a vital service, they also pose a substantial danger. Each year, motor vehicle crashes, …

Rear end accident
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Rear-End Crashes in Houston: What You Need to Know?

  Rear-end collisions can cause devastation to your vehicle and the passengers in it–and unfortunately, there is little you can do to prevent them. Prior to a rear-end collision, you …

car accident law firm in Houston
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What if I am Partly Responsible for an Accident?

    A reportable accident happens about once a minute in Texas, according to the Texas Department of Transportation, (TxDOT). While most accidents are minor, many crashes result in severe injuries …

Uber and Houston dwi accidents
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Uber’s Role in Reducing Houston D.W.I. Accidents

  It can be frustrating to face the fact that despite the consistent insistence on the risks of driving under the influence, many individuals still do. The National Highway Traffic Safety …